C6: OF MISSIONARY BISHOPS

Canon: OF MISSIONARY BISHOPS

Chapter: C6 MINISTERS OF THE CHURCH

Election of missionary bishops

1. Missionary bishops shall be chosen by the Bishops of the Province; provided that the Bishops are satisfied that adequate provision can be made for their maintenance, and provided further that if the number of priests in a Missionary Diocese be not less than six, no Bishop shall be elected by the Bishops of the Province until the clergy of the diocese shall have had opportunity to communicate their wishes to the Metropolitan, and through him to the said Bishops of the Province.

Their confirmation, etc.

2. The Confirmation, Consecration and Collation of a Missionary Bishop shall be conducted in the same manner as is prescribed in the Canons in the case of a Bishop elected to fill a vacant See.

Their privileges

3. A Missionary Bishop, as long as he retains the appointment of a Missionary Bishop, shall be entitled to all the privileges of a bishop of this Province.

Their obedience

4. Missionary Bishops shall be subject to the Constitution and Canons relating to Diocesan Bishops.